Published to great critical acclaim in 2009 and with a 2nd edition in 2011, this is a fully revised and updated edition of the most user-friendly field guide to the birds of Borneo, covering Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei, and the Indonesian states of Kalimantan. The book gives descriptions of 669 species living or reported on the island, including 51 endemic species. These are superbly illustrated in 141 colour plates with more than 2,000 full colour bird images, including most of the sexual variants and immature forms of polymorphic species. Each plate is accompanied by species descriptions covering taxonomy, size, call, range, distribution, habits and status. Distribution is shown by detailed thumbnail maps. There are 7 habitat plates, 12 regional maps showing Borneo's top 130 birdwatching sites, fast-find graphic indexes to the birds of Kinabalu, and a full overview of vegetation, climate and ecology.
The most up-to-date, comprehensive, and user-friendly guide to the birds of Borneo
Features handy, facing-page format
Illustrates and describes all 673 species, including 59 endemics
Contains more than 2,000 superb full-color images, providing multiple large views of each species, and 567 color maps
Describes and maps Borneo's top 90 birding sites
Includes fast-find identification plates to the birds of Kinabalu and other habitats
Provides a full overview of Borneo's vegetation, climate, and ecology